Community Foundation Awards Sustainability Grant to Trueblood PAC

The Door County Community Foundation has awarded Trueblood Performing Arts Center a Sustainability Grant from the William C. and Marjorie W. Glenn Endowment Fund, the Ruth & Hartley Barker Memorial Fund, and the Arts Fund. This grant supports the Next Generation Stage Upgrade Program.

The Sustainability Grant allowed Trueblood PAC to improve theater acoustics and lighting by replace twelve-year-old lighting, sounds and stage equipment with up-to-date state of the art equipment.


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“Trueblood PAC touches the lives of nearly 4,000 men, women, and children each year,” said Jeff Ottum, board member of the Door County Community Foundation. “We are pleased to provide this grant to a wonderful organization which serves the Washington Island community.”

 Pictured, from left to right are Jeff Ottum, board member of the Door County Community Foundation and Bruce McClaren, President of Trueblood Performing Arts Center.

The mission of the Trueblood PAC is to provide and maintain a public facility in which creativity may flourish and to encourage public participation and entertainment for the residents and visitors of Washington Island. To learn more about Trueblood PAC, please call 920-847-2528 or visit,

The Door County Community Foundation’s Sustainability Grants program distributes grant dollars from funds such as the Arts Fund, Children & Youth Fund, Education Fund, Green Fund, Health & Human Needs Fund, Healthy Water Fund, Historic Preservation Fund, and the Women’s Fund.

For more information about the Community Foundation’s services and various grant programs, please visit

The Door County Community Foundation, Inc. is a collection of separate charitable funds set up by individuals, families, non-profit organizations, private foundations and businesses that are managed, invested and disbursed for the current and future good of Door County.  The Foundation was launched in 1999 and currently administers more than $20 million in charitable assets.



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